Students sought for Inside Albany conference

Published Jan 21, 2016 at 4:00pm

The League of Women Voters, Utica/Rome Metro Area is seeking nominations of high school juniors and seniors from Oneida and Herkimer Counties for the 16th Annual Students Inside Albany conference.

The conference, which will be held May 22-25, is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of New York State Education Foundation and is designed to increase students’ awareness of New York’s governmental process.

The conference brings together students from across the state to learn about participation in the policy making arena, including tours of the Capital and opportunities to shadow their representatives in the Senate and Assembly.

Applications are due by Feb. 14, 2016.   Information is on the LWV’s website (http://www.lwvuticarome.org/youthprograms.shtml); people may also contact Dawn Laguerre at 266-7548 or email laguerremedia@gmail.com.